Haunted Places in Townsend, Wisconsin



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    Port Townsend Resort - Hillcrest Lodge

    Townsend, Wisconsin

    The elderly Dr. Fred is the well-known ghostly resident at this 1940s lodge. He once lived on the third floor, but was hit by a car on the road in front of the lodge. He died from his injuries, but never left the place. He makes himself known by slamming ...


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    The Pines on Crooked Lake

    Crivitz, Wisconsin

    13 miles from Townsend, WI

    From the Pines Bar a curious apparition has been seen from the dock. An old man yells for help from a ghostly old fishing boat out in the middle of Crooked Lake. Shortly thereafter, boat and man are surrounded by mist and vanish from sight.


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    McClintock Park

    Athelstane, Wisconsin

    16.4 miles from Townsend, WI

    Rumor has it that ghosts haunt McClintock Park. Strange noises and orbs that show up in photos are said to be the remnants of murders that have taken place in the area years ago.


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    McMillion Hotel - Vivian Hotel

    Antigo, Wisconsin

    30.3 miles from Townsend, WI

    Originally the Vivian Hotel and often misspelled as McMillan Hotel, this establishment was closed in 2003 and demolished in 2007. The hotel, built in 1887, was said to be haunted by its original owner, who had committed suicide in Room 21. If his ghost remained here, he was probably not ...


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    Menominee Casino-Bingo-Hotel

    Keshena, Wisconsin

    32.2 miles from Townsend, WI

    A strange tale is told here of three children who were seen running around as if playing tag in a restricted area of the hotel. They were seen on a surveillance camera, but when security checked it out, the children were nowhere to be found, though still visible on the ...


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    Gillett Historical Society

    Gillett, Wisconsin

    33.3 miles from Townsend, WI

    Built in 1908 by Ruth and John Smith, the historic mansion and museum is rumoured to be haunted. Local folk say the ghost is that of Mary Gillett (wife of the town founder), who used to live in a previous residence located on the site of the current structure ...


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    Peshtigo Fire Museum

    Peshtigo, Wisconsin

    44.8 miles from Townsend, WI

    The Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871 remains largely overlooked in historical texts, despite the fact that it claimed several thousand lives and razed the township to the ground. However, phoenix-like, the town has risen from the ashes to become a thriving community. A former church which was moved across ...


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    Wasau Club

    Wausau, Wisconsin

    56.6 miles from Townsend, WI

    The building is haunted by the ghost of a lady named Martha, who hung herself in a guest bedroom in the west wing of the building. She is seen on the staircase and in doorways of the building. Cold spots have been reported, as well as lights going on and ...


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    Grand Theater

    Wausau, Wisconsin

    56.6 miles from Townsend, WI

    Grand Theater began in 1928, and is the site of many an unexplained noise or sight. The ghost in residence, according to eyewitnesses of apparitions, is a former theater manager who passed away more than a decade ago but apparently wasn't ready to quit his job.


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    Wasau Downtown Airport

    Wausau, Wisconsin

    57.6 miles from Townsend, WI

    Former airport manager Archie Towle haunts an airport hangar and his former residence at the airport, where numerous reports of ghostly activity have been reported. His shadowy apparition has been seen, as well as faucets going on and off by themselves, pounding on walls when no one is around and ...


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    Titletown Brewing Company

    Green Bay, Wisconsin

    62.5 miles from Townsend, WI

    The brewing company building was previously a railway depot, and there have been many reports of paranormal activity in the building. The ghost of an elderly train conductor has been seen on the ground floor, as well as the apparitions of ghostly figures in period clothing. Objects move around the ...


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    The Gift Itself

    Green Bay, Wisconsin

    62.5 miles from Townsend, WI

    The spirit of a little girl is often seen on the back staircase. Nobody knows who this little girl is, but after going through some very old boxes that where left behind for previous tenants, some old pictures of a little girl were found. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Brewbaker's Pub

    Green Bay, Wisconsin

    62.8 miles from Townsend, WI

    According to local rumors, the pub is haunted by a ghost whose footsteps can be heard at night. Flashing lights also are said to come from the building when it is closed.


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    Astor House Bed and Breakfast

    Green Bay, Wisconsin

    63.4 miles from Townsend, WI

    The ghost of Doctor Julius Bellin, former owner of the historic house, has been seen in the parlour room in the early hours of morning by guests. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Joannes Mansion

    Green Bay, Wisconsin

    63.5 miles from Townsend, WI

    People have reported seeing ghostly apparitions and hearing ballroom music on the upper floor of the house. An aggressive presence has been known to push people down flights of stairs. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Days Inn Green Bay

    Green Bay, Wisconsin

    63.7 miles from Townsend, WI

    The ghost of a former worker is rumoured to haunt the hotel basement. An eerie presence is felt in the hotel, and people have reported spirits brushing against them in the hotel corridors. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Lawrence Cemetery

    De Pere, Wisconsin

    65.9 miles from Townsend, WI

    Lawrence Cemetery, aka Cady Cemetery, is said to be haunted. Witnesses have seen orbs, eerie lights and a strange fog and heard growling and other unexplained noises.


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    Union Hotel

    De Pere, Wisconsin

    66 miles from Townsend, WI

    This historic hotel was built in 1883, and is the oldest continually running hotel in the state. Its bound to have some ghost stories accompanying this honour, and guests, staff and patrons have reported some pretty odd occurrences throughout the hotels colourful past. A particular spirit has been known to ...


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    Shipwrecked Brew Pub and Restaurant

    Egg Harbor, Wisconsin

    66.6 miles from Townsend, WI

    The restaurant reportedly houses several spirits dating back from its original construction in 1882. The first is that of former owner Verna Moore, who has been seen in the dining room and basement of the building. She converse's with members of staff, and moves around furniture in the upstairs hotel ...


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    Tula's Cafe

    Woodruff, Wisconsin

    66.9 miles from Townsend, WI

    The ghost of a man who once died on the premises haunts Tula's Café. Witnesses have described a misty figure that appears in the back hallway near the restrooms, near where the man passed away. Cold spots and objects that have been moved also startle witnesses.


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    Mary's Place North

    Woodruff, Wisconsin

    67.3 miles from Townsend, WI

    According to company, a benevolent spirit is located in the basement. Not much is known about him or her. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Sawyer House

    Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

    68.1 miles from Townsend, WI

    My husband and I stayed at this B&B for 4 days/3 nights. 3 level Bed & Breakfast. We stayed in the "Lighthouse suite" on the third floor. We later learned that the house was built in 1902 by a doctor and the upper level was the servants quarters. Upon first entering ...


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    Amherst Inn

    Amherst, Wisconsin

    69.7 miles from Townsend, WI

    This 1877 bed and breakfast inn's claim to fame is that while it operated as a hotel, John Dillinger visited and had lunch there. He left the waitress a five dollar tip (a lot of money in that day) and has since been immortalized in the establishment's colourful history. ...


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    Institute Saloon

    Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

    70.2 miles from Townsend, WI

    In the women's bathroom, faucets turn on and off by themselves. Ghostly voices are heard in the bar, and diners have reported seeing menacing shadowy apparitions on the ground floor. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Simpson's Restaurant

    Waupaca, Wisconsin

    71.4 miles from Townsend, WI

    The eatery dates back to 1932, and some folks, both staff members and customers, have reported seeing the apparitions of what appear to be members of a family inside the premises. The ghosts are said to be friendly and quiet.


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    Buffalo Ridge Road

    Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

    72.1 miles from Townsend, WI

    The north end of Buffalo Ridge Road becomes a dirt road. The story tells that a man hung himself here, and with so much grief, the wife murdered her three children. One boy, a girl, and a baby. If you drive slow on the dirt road at night, ...


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    Summerwind - Lamont Mansion

    Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin

    72.3 miles from Townsend, WI

    The mansion was once a summer house for the family of Robert Lamont. It is said that a ghost appeared to Lamont, and, thinking it was an intruder, he fired a bullet at it, evidence of which stayed for years in a wooden basement door. After he passed away and ...


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    Dairy Queen

    Appleton, Wisconsin

    73 miles from Townsend, WI

    According to the rumor mill, the owner of the bar that once stood where Dairy Queen is now found the building's haunting to be too much of a trial, so he sold it. Now, witnesses say unexplained noises and flickering lights are not uncommon, and the equipment will sometimes act ...


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    Appleton Curling Club

    Appleton, Wisconsin

    73.8 miles from Townsend, WI

    Witnesses at Appleton Curling Club have heard disembodied footsteps and seen chairs and glasses fall over on their own in the pub. The place is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a former customer.


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    St. Joseph Cemetery

    Appleton, Wisconsin

    73.8 miles from Townsend, WI

    St. Joseph Cemetery is one of the oldest in the city, and many strange things are said to happen here. Some of the rumors involve human sacrifice, apparitions, ghost hounds, orbs that show up in photos, and the grave of Kate M. Blood, which has its own story. Locals say ...


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    Riverside Cemetery

    Appleton, Wisconsin

    73.9 miles from Townsend, WI

    Kate Blood’s grave at Riverside Cemetery is a site of interest to paranormal enthusiasts. Some say that on full moon nights, a bloodlike substance drips from the gravestone, a stone that is inexplicably warmer than the other gravestones nearby. Kate Blood, according to local legend, killed her husband and three ...


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    Franklin Inn on Durkee

    Appleton, Wisconsin

    74.1 miles from Townsend, WI

    This 1894 bed and breakfast inn is haunted by patients of drug and rehabilitation facility formerly housed in the historic building. Guests have reportedly been scolded by a female voice, while others have reported disembodied footsteps, liquor bottles going missing and a male apparition in the basement. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Franklin Street Inn

    Appleton, Wisconsin

    74.1 miles from Townsend, WI

    Housed in a Victorian-style mansion dating back to 1897, this bed and breakfast inn is rumoured to be haunted. Guests and staff have seen a woman in a maids uniform entering a ground floor room, only to find it empty when they go to investigate. This particular room was ...


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    Zuelke Building

    Appleton, Wisconsin

    74.2 miles from Townsend, WI

    The apparition of former owner Irving Zuelke has been seen in the building, as well as the floating torso of a man. Ghostly activity associated with a piano housed in the building has also been reported. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Headwaters Restaurant and Tavern

    Boulder Junction, Wisconsin

    74.6 miles from Townsend, WI

    The restaurant is haunted by the apparition of a lady in a red dress, who employees refuse to talk about. An evil presence is felt in the basement of the restaurant. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Hearthstone Historic House Museum

    Appleton, Wisconsin

    74.7 miles from Townsend, WI

    According to reports, when the staff come in to open the museum for the day, they always say good morning to former owner Mr. Priest. The ghost of A.W. Priest is believed to reside here; witnesses have heard unexplained sneezing and felt as if they were being watched.


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    Von Stiehl Winery

    Algoma, Wisconsin

    75.2 miles from Townsend, WI

    The winery is believed to be haunted by a former owner. Strange noises, disembodied footsteps and sightings of apparitions in the bottling room have been reported in the old winery. Bottles of wine are frequently moved around, as is furniture in the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Secura Insurance Co.

    Appleton, Wisconsin

    75.7 miles from Townsend, WI

    An eerie legend surrounds the Secura Insurance Co. building. It seems that well over a century ago on this land, a little girl fell into a pond and drowned. Ghostly cries and the screams of her parents are said to come from the area on some nights.


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    The Paulding Light

    Bruce Crossing, Michigan

    76 miles from Townsend, WI

    The Paulding Light, aka Dog Meadow Light, has shown up in a valley since the 1960s and was featured on TV's Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files. Cold spots may accompany the light, which may be a red orb that turns white before it disappears. One legend says it is the ...


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    Cottage House Restaurant

    Plover, Wisconsin

    76.3 miles from Townsend, WI

    The restaurant was originally called the Sherman House Restaurant, but closed down due to paranormal activity. Glass windows had a habit of shattering, glasses and plates would fly off bars and counters and explode in front of customers. Doors opened and closed by themselves and lights in the offices and ...


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    Lake of Torches Casino

    Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin

    77.1 miles from Townsend, WI

    An aggressive entity has reportedly attacked cleaners in the bingo hall. The apparition of a woman has also been sighted at the casino. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Boy Scout Lane

    Stevens Point, Wisconsin

    77.4 miles from Townsend, WI

    Local legend tells of a group of boy scouts that were murdered along this road. While there is no evidence of this actually happening, people still report seeing disembodied faces as well as hearing voices when they travel along this road. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The Historic Karsten Inn - Kewaunee Inn

    Kewaunee, Wisconsin

    80.3 miles from Townsend, WI

    Among the eerie occurrences reported here are orbs, mists, strange things that appear in photos, apparitions, cold and hot spots, phantom aromas, and many sounds, including whispering, flute-playing, moving furniture, breaking glass, and a child's running footsteps. The sound of a woman sobbing is also heard on floor 2. Mr. ...


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    Kitchie Cemetery

    Trout Creek, Michigan

    81.6 miles from Townsend, WI

    Among the strange, ghostly phenomena reported at Kitchie Cemetery are the sound of chainsaws and screaming and floating orbs around visitors' cars.


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    Little Bohemia Lodge

    Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin

    82 miles from Townsend, WI

    The lodge is famous for its involvement in the 1934 shootout involving John Dillinger's gang. The lodge is believed to be haunted by a civilian who was accidentally shot by the FBI during the shootout. Guests at the lodge have reported hearing unexplained noises, seeing apparitions and have items and ...


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    Maribel Hotel

    Maribel, Wisconsin

    82.1 miles from Townsend, WI

    Rumor has it that this hotel, originally built in the 1800s as a resort, may once have been owned by Al Capone. Its nickname is Motel Hell because of all the strange happenings that occur here. For one thing, the whole place is said to glow by the light of ...


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    Forest Hill Cemetery

    Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

    87.4 miles from Townsend, WI

    Weirdness at this cemetery includes phantom babies crying in the infant section, apparitions, voices that call the names of cemetery visitors, and a monument that causes mechanical objects to fail.


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    Paulding Lights

    Bruce Crossing, Michigan

    88.1 miles from Townsend, WI

    There have been reports of two lights, one bigger than other (20 feet or so). Eyewitnesses believe it is the spirit of a slain mailman and his dog. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Elizabeth Daly House

    Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

    88.3 miles from Townsend, WI

    This home on the National Register is occupied by "Cookie" the ghost that has been present for several home owners. Smells of cooking have been present, lights turned off and on, objects moved, and animals will not eat in Cookie's kitchen. She is a prankster, but a good ghost to ...


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    Hotel Mead

    Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

    88.6 miles from Townsend, WI

    Folks in the know will tell you that the Shanghai Room, in the 1950s, was a bar in which a female bartender was stabbed to death. Witnesses say the lights flicker, the doors close on their own, the air is extremely cold, and the smell of blood is detectable from ...


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